Motus Festival (UK, Milton Keynes) Call Out

This is a opportunity, Closes: February 6, 2015

Adjustments is the third in an ongoing series of Work In Progress Platforms taking place in Milton Keynes, presented by MÓTUS. We are now seeking four companies to present work at our event. The work must be no longer than 12 minutes and can be an excerpt of a longer work.

Successful applicants will perform for a panel of arts professionals and a live audience who will provide both verbal and written feedback. Applicants will also be offered free space in Milton Keynes following the event to discuss, develop and physically work in a studio space exploring the feedback offered.

Adjustments will take place at The MÓTUS Space at Festive Road's Studios in Linford Wood on Saturday February 28th at 1800, with get in/spacing time available during the day. To apply, please submit a brief summary of the work being put forward along with a short biography, any video footage you have of the work and/or a maximum of 5 images to motusdancefestival@gmail.com.

Deadline for Applications: February 6th 2014

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This information was published on Monday, 19 January, 2015

Professional Class (Leeds, UK)

This is a class, Closes: April 1, 2015

Leeds based dance company Gracefool Collective are now pleased to announce that they have just received funding from Arts Council England to support a six month pilot project for professional dance classes in Leeds for the burgeoning professional dance community.

Classes will start the week of the 26th January 2015 with Yorkshire born and trained Anthony Middleton, who has danced with the world renowned BalletBoyz and is now based in Leeds with his company The Middleton Corpus.

Our first classes are with Anthony Middleton of The Middleton Corpus at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds from the 26th-28th January 2015. Classes run from 09.15am until 10.45am and will cost £4 per class. You can also purchase a 10 class ticket for £30.

Details of additional classes will follow.

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This information was published on Wednesday, 14 January, 2015

The Point (Eastleigh, UK) Associate Artist

This is a opportunity, Closes: February 28, 2015

The Point is seeking applications for its Associate Artist programme as it begins a new journey as an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation from April 2015. 
 
Building on The Point's work in supporting artists, The Point is seeking applications for its Associate  Artist programme as it begins a new journey as an Art's Council National Portfolio Organisation from April 2015.

The programme aims to support the creative practice and strategic development of  artists and/or companies who are keen to make a step change and progress to the next stage in working with us to develop their practice/company further. For the first time we are welcoming two digital creatives to be based within our new Tec Hub.
 
The Point is keen to hear from artists who are able to contribute to the daily life of the building and associated hubs and be able to work in or around Eastleigh over a 12 month period.

For more information on the associate programme and our current work with artists, please see our website here (PDF) http://www.thepointeastleigh.co.uk/media/2422629/Associate-Callout-2015-digital.pdf
 
Associateships will begin from 1st April 2015 for 12 months.

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This information was published on Monday, 12 January, 2015

Greenwich Dance Agency (UK) Dance Teachers

This is a jobs, Closes: January 13, 2015

Greenwich Dance provides an extensive outreach programme bringing dance to locations across South East London. It also delivers programmes in schools including cross-curricular dance projects, training for school teachers, after-school classes, performance opportunities and bespoke projects.

Greenwich Dance is recruiting freelance dance artists, particularly in Street and Hip Hop styles for our outreach programme for ages between 5 and 18 years. All other styles are of course welcome. We are also looking for dance artists with experience in teaching dance as part of formal education for primary schools. 

If you are interested in freelance teaching work for Greenwich Dance, please send your CV to constance@greenwichdance.org.uk by Monday 12 January 2015.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 13 January 2015. Successful candidates need to be available for an interview and to teach a small section of class at Greenwich Dance on Saturday 24 January 2015.

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This information was published on Thursday, 8 January, 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre (UK,Leeds) Intensive

This is a workshop, Closes: February 16, 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre is delighted to be hosting a Choreographers and Composers Lab in July 2015; a two week intensive in our state of the art dance centre in Leeds. Designed for professional choreographers and composers at an early stage of their career, this course will offer a rare opportunity to focus on the creative process of research and experimentation with the emphasis on composition in music and dance.

The project will enable participants to enhance future career prospects through experiencing collaborative approaches to creating work and developing partnership skills, in a safe, yet challenging environment without the pressure to produce final results.

The course will be led by Phoenix Dance Theatre's Artistic Director & Choreographer Sharon Watson and Independent Music Director & Composer Ken Hesketh.
Phoenix Dance Theatre is looking for four choreographers and four composers to work with twelve professional dancers and four musicians to collaborate over an intensive two-week period.

Participants will take part in daily creative periods, respond to creative tasks, create and develop new choreographic / composition practices, and through workshops and lectures engage with visiting artists and other guest professionals. The spirit of the course is to provide a secure structure while remaining flexible and responsive to the needs of participants.

For more information and application details please download the relevant Requirements and Application form available on our website: http://www.phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk/access/professional-intensive/
Deadline for application: 6.00pm Monday 16th February 2015.

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This information was published on Monday, 5 January, 2015

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (UK)

This is a opportunity, Closes: March 5, 2015

We are currently offering five £30,000 bursaries for emerging artists aged 18-30 through Sky Academy Arts Scholarships. Sky Academy Arts Scholarships are open to artists aged 18-30 and are designed to help emerging talent from a range of disciplines to develop their work and take their careers to the next level.

In addition to financial support, winners are paired with business and creative mentors from Sky and their industry. There are five £30,000 scholarships available, open to UK and Ireland-based artists working in the following fields:

Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Creative Producing, Creative Writing.

Find out more and apply by 26 February 2015 here.

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This information was published on Tuesday, 2 December, 2014

FFIN Dance (UK) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: December 13, 2014

A 3 day course that will centre around you as a professional performer. Morning technique session, followed by learning rep from current FFIN DANCE triple bill concentrating on your performance skills and musicality.

Fee £40 includes free ticket to the Winter Dance Faktry Festival on 13th December 2014

Please send your cv and a letter of interest to:

FFIN DANCE Winter Intensives
FFIN DANCE Offices,
The Met,
Mitre Street,
Abertillery,
NP13 1AL

or email info@ffindance.co.uk

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This information was published on Tuesday, 11 November, 2014

Rosie Kay Dance Company (UK, Birmingham) Community Engagement Manager

This is a jobs, Closes: November 20, 2014

RKDC is seeking an organised and committed individual to support the upcoming tour of 5 SOLDIERS. This timely and controversial work successfully toured to theatres in 2010 and 2011 and has now secured new funding to develop a new and deeper invested model for touring.

This new tour spanning May - June 2015 updates the work, with a production that goes to unusual venues, theatres and outdoor spaces. The tour specifically works in partnership with theatres and regional military partners (bases, brigades and regiments) making a unique tour of outreach work, community reach, post show talks, debates and seminars wrapped around a stunning work that examines the relationship between the body and war.

We are looking for a individual who can help develop a CE strategy for the project, working with communities in each of the 8 tour locations to build and pull together a comprehensive and cohesive engagement package working with local groups across dance and military.

The job runs from December 2014 - June 2015 with an all inclusive fee of £5,000 working in a freelance capacity, approx. 50 days over the duration. There is a budget for Dance Leaders to undertake delivery in each location

Please request full job description for role, personal spec and application details to apply.
Contact: Hannah Sharpe, hannah@twoscompanydance.co.uk

The application deadline is 10am, Thursday 20 November with interviews on 25 or 26 November.

Please note that we are also appointing a freelance Project/Tour Manager and both positions could be considered as one.

Due to funding there is a tight turnaround in the recruitment process for this position.  Please contact us if you are interested but have issues arising from this.

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This information was published on Wednesday, 29 October, 2014

Rosie Kay Dance Company (UK, Birmingham) Project Manager

This is a jobs, Closes: November 20, 2014

RKDC is looking for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate Project Manager for their upcoming UK tour of 5 SOLDIERS. This acclaimed production, first created in 2010, is to be re-worked and then toured to UK theatres and military bases with a programme of outreach and community projects along side the professional performances.

We are looking for a friendly, committed individual to join the team! The job runs from December 2014 - June 2015 encompassing 2.5 days per week on a freelance capacity with an all inclusive fee of £10,000. Travel, accommodation and per diems covered for all touring outside of Birmingham

Please request full job description for role, personal spec and application details to apply contact Hannah Sharpe at hannah@twoscompanydance.co.uk

Application deadline is 10am, Thursday 20 November with interviews on 25 or 26 November.

Please note that we are also appointing a freelance Community Engagement Manager and both positions could be considered as one. Due to funding there is a tight turnaround in the recruitment process for this position.  Please contact us if you are interested but have issues arising from this.

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This information was published on Tuesday, 28 October, 2014

Greenwich Dance (UK, London) Compass Commissions

This is a opportunity, Closes: November 17, 2014

Compass Commissions 2015, a trio of exciting new dance commissions, was announced this week by Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. The two organisations have created a dynamic partnership and Compass Commissions 2015 is the second year of a major joint programme over three years which supports artists to create new work.

The Partnership is now looking for UK-based dance artists or companies to create a minimum of three new pieces of work inspired by the following strands: outdoor or site-sensitive work; a theatre-based work or pieces aimed at family audiences.

Each commission will receive a package of support, including performance opportunities, rehearsal space and production time and technical support, as well as a commission fee of between £3,000 and £5,000.

Dance artists and companies can apply online at greenwichdance.org.uk, including a written proposal and video.

The deadline for submissions is Monday 17th November 2014, 10am. All applicants will be contacted by Wednesday 3rd December 2014, and shortlisted artists/companies will be invited to pitch their idea to the Compass Commissions selection panel on the 11th or 15th of December 2014.

In 2013, the first recipients of the Partnership's Compass Commissions were Tara D'Arquian's In Situ, a site-sensitive performance in a chapel in Peckham, Robin Dingemans and Nick Bryson's The point at which it last made sense and circus and street theatre company Mimbre's family show Bench.

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This information was published on Wednesday, 15 October, 2014

ILDance & Chantry Dance Company (UK, London) Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: December 5, 2014

Following a hugely successful collaborative workshop last year, ilDance (Sweden) and Chantry Dance Company (UK) are joining forces again to hold a 1-day intensive contemporary dance workshop in London on December 6th, 10am-5pm.

The workshop will include Contemporary & Contemporary Ballet classes, repertoire, and creation sessions from members of both company's creative teams.

The workshop will take place on the 6th of December at The Place, 17 Duke's Road
Organised by ilDance & Chantry Dance Company

For registration or for any more information please contact: workshops@ildance.se

Workshop fees: Participation fee: £40 (early bird £35 before 31/10/14). Student/ Concession fee £30 (early bird £25)

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This information was published on Tuesday, 7 October, 2014

Rachael O'Neill (UK, Leeds) Professional Class and Workshop

This is a class, Closes: November 23, 2014

Leeds based dance artist Rachael O'Neill (www.rachaeloneill.com) is holding a professional class and a one day choreographic workshop at Yorkshire Dance throughout November as part of her Research and Development process for her new solo project 'Fragmented'.

The day will start with an exciting hour and a half class which will focus on the use of skeletal initiation, alongside inner momentum and speed, to find freedom and efficiency within movement.

Then followed by an afternoon of choreographic exploration using the ideas Rachael has focused on during the research and development for her solo process, inspired by the work of French Illustrator Marion Fayolle and the concept of body language and the surreal imagination.

The classes and workshop are aimed at both dance students and professionals interested in developing through physical and creative exploration.

Professional class dates and times: Sunday classes 2nd and 16th November 10.30am -
12pm. Friday classes 14th, 21st and 28th November 9.30am - 11am. The workshop will take place on Sunday 30th November 10am-5pm.

Visit www.rachaeloneill.com to book your place on the choreographic workshop and/or professional class. Professional classes are also drop-in classes. Classes and workshops held at Yorkshire Dance 3 St.Peter's Building's, St. Peter's Square LS9 8AH

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This information was published on Monday, 22 September, 2014

Dance Base (UK, Edinburgh) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: December 5, 2014

Dance Base in Edinburgh offers a wide range of classes for professional dancer on a daily basis. The classes rage from contemporary to ballet and company class with prices ranging from £4.50 to £6.50 for a 90 minute class.

Classes marked Professional are suitable for professional dancers, graduate students and others who have undergone intense technical training. Other classes listed on these pages are taught at All Levels or Improvers and are also open to community dancers.

Class start times vary from day to day but normally take place between 9.00am and 1.00pm from Monday to Friday. All classes are available on a drop-in basis with no prior booking required.

New class sessions begin on September 8th and until December 5th. For more information visit the professional section of the Dance Base Website.

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This information was published on Monday, 21 July, 2014

DanceXchange (UK, Birmingham) Professional Class

This is a Class, Closes: December 11, 2014

DanceXchange in partnership with Birmingham Dance Network (BDN) run regular dance classes suitable for professional dance artists and 2nd/3rd year vocational degree students, led either by visiting companies (dx) or highly experienced dance teachers working in the West Midlands (BDN)

Professional classes are held in DanceXchange Studios, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp St, Birmingham, B5 4TB. Classes start again on September Thursday September 4th.

Every Thursday from 10-11.30am. The cost is £5 per class

No booking necessary, just turn up on the day. For more information please contact Birmingham Dance Network brumdancenetwork@gmail.com. DanceXchange is located on Thorpe Street in Birmingham.

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This information was published on Friday, 18 July, 2014

Dance City (UK, Newcastle) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: December 11, 2014

As part of Dance City's continuing commitment to support the development of professional artists, the IGNITE programme offers FREE daily class for professional artists.

These classes are suitable for those who are at a professional standard or currently in their third year of undergraduate dance study (at Dance City's discretion).

Classes start at 9.30am until 11am. Teachers will vary throughout the season and will cover a variety of techniques quotable for all professional dancers. No booking is necessary and there are no classes on Fridays.

A professional level ballet class is also available on the Tuesday and Thursday of each week. Classes start on September 8th and run until December 11th. Dance City is located on Temple Street in newcastle upon Tyne.

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This information was published on Friday, 18 July, 2014